The San Siro Will Host The Opening Of The 2026 Winter Games

MILAN (AP) – The opening ceremony of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be held at the San Siro Stadium, Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala announced Friday.

In collaboration with the Milan and Inter clubs, Sala continues with plans to build a new stadium in the city. However, at the end of a meeting with representatives of both teams, the mayor said that “no matter when the new stadium is built, the opening ceremony of the 2026 Winter Games will be at the current stadium, as a tribute to its glorious history. ”.

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The closing ceremony for the 2026 Games is scheduled to take place in the Verona Arena, a huge Roman amphitheater.

Sala added that the two host cities have accepted the regulations for the construction of the new stadium and that he will ask the city council to move forward “quickly” with the plans.

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